The Wildcat Roar

“Let’s Talk About… it.”

Though it may seem daunting as a Christian, it is proper and necessary to explore the way in which God intended sex to bless a husband and wife.

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2020

Sex. Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk about one of the most awkward subjects in Christianity, and frankly conversation as a whole. But the sensitivity of the topic should not deter its discussion. If anything, it should be pushed even more.  As with the way in which WCA seeks to give s...

Three Low Maintenance Pets that Love You as Much as You Love Them

Three under appreciated pets.

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Sometimes, you just need a friend who doesn’t talk. And while a dog most certainly fills this need, they aren’t exactly low maintenance. They’re definitely a large commitment. However, a goldfish, which is insanely low maintenance and cheap, doesn’t exactly fulfill the companion you’re lacking...

What’s the Deal with the Debt at Westminster?

The overwhelming amount of debt at Westminster.

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

March 3, 2020

In order to truly understand the financial situation at Westminster, we have to go back to the beginning, when the first ideas of transitioning to the campus we are at today came about. Around 2002, the piece of property that we call home, formally West County Technical School, became available and th...

Go Get That Sticker!

The process to become the President of the United States.

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

March 3, 2020

Every four years in November, the country is filled with anticipation, tension, and uncertainty as Americans anxiously wait to see who will win the presidency, who will be chosen to lead our country for the next term, who will institute his or her agenda in the coming years, potentially causing majo...

What Even is the Coronavirus?

A girl is depicted wearing a mask to protect her from the Coronavirus.

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

March 3, 2020

Here is a quick rundown of what we know so far. I did some of my own research to clarify what the disease is and how dangerous it actually is. First of all, the coronavirus is actually “a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle ...

How to Not Panic When You’re in Front of a Class

Infographic of how to not panic while giving a speech.

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

Arrive on time.  Arrive to class early to mentally prepare for the presentation. Being able to mentally prepare for the presentation can help with confidence. Arriving on time and early helps you prepare for the presentation or speech. Make sure you have everything ready and are organized with you...

Silence to the Suffering: How to Fall Asleep

Although falling asleep is difficult, a few lifestyle changes could make a world of difference.

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

You’re tired of being tired, tired of being ready to fall asleep and never doing so. You’re tired of going to bed exhausted and waking up exhausted. You’re downing nine milligrams of melatonin each night, which is the max, yet somehow you’re still not falling asleep until three a.m. What are you doing wrong?...

Teacher Speak with Coach Ribble

Coach Ribble instructs the team before shoot around.

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

What do you like to do in your free time? Well, I don’t get much free time, but when I do I love hanging out with family and friends, and I love to read and watch sports. What did you want to be when you were a kid? I wanted to play in the NBA. I had a deep passion for basketball and it is su...

Teacher Speak with Mike Decker

Coach Decker with the defensive coaches.

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

What do you do in your free time? I am an avid race fan and fight fan, so I love watching racing and combat sports. One hobby I have is restoring classic cars. I have worked on everything from a 1932 HotRod to a 1971 Bronco. I enjoy spending time outdoors whether it’s hiking, camping, or floating....

Board To Halls

This year Westminster replaced Art Board with hallways to make the event even more fun and a bigger deal for grades.

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

February 21, 2020

Westminster has evolved and changed over the years as any and all schools do and should. Some people embrace and actively seek out those changes while others wish the old could always stay. One such change this year is hallways in place of Art Board for Spirit Week. The Spirit Week ...

A Man of Many Talents: Mr. Hughes

Hughes poses for a picture in his classroom. Photo by: Maggie Lindstrom

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Without a doubt, every teacher at Westminster cares deeply about all their students. Westminster is known for having a wide variety of long-lasting teachers, and most teachers here have a comprehensive understanding of multiple different subjects. I spoke to a few teachers here about their teaching care...

Don’t Go to College!

An infographic showing the two common paths for high school students after high school: college or a gap year.

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

January 28, 2020

The beginning of the second semester can be surreal for seniors in high school as the reality of graduation sets in. This can be overwhelming and exciting for several reasons, and while plenty of seniors are thrilled about moving on to their dream colleges and starting their new life, others are confused ...

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